Police ID Super 8 shooting victim

Posted at: 04/30/2013 7:06 AM
Updated at: 04/30/2013 10:28 PM
By: KOB.com Staff

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday morning at a Super 8 Motel near University and Candelaria in northeast Albuquerque.

Authorities say that approximately 5 a.m., multiple 911 calls were received, reporting that there were shots heard. When police arrived on the scene they found one man who was shot.

The man, who was identified as Paul Ayala, 27, was transported to UNM Hospital where he later died of his injuries.


Police say witnesses told them they saw an adult Hispanic or Black male wearing a white  jersey shoot the victim and then leave in the victim's vehicle.

The vehicle is described as a silver Hummer H3 and it is registered to the victim. The vehicle has not been located yet, according to police.